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BrianM
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Do I Begin Meds?
      06/21/07 09:56 PM

I'm carefully reading as much as I can of all the deep personal writing on this site and I'm astonished and moved by all of it.

I was diagnosed a month ago while hospitalized with meningitis. My t count 315 and load 750,000. After lots of Dilaudid, Ibuprofen and sleep, I've returned to daily life. One specialist I visited prescribed Atripla. I was a bit incoherent which possibly worried her. She believes immediate treatment will help my system rebound.

A second specialist a week later advised against it, that my body should receive little interference from outside drugs and residual toxins until it can fight the viral particles on its own for a while.

They are both well published and researched, spoke with such authority, and are liked by the Chicago glbt community. Yet they have given me opposite advice. I'm completely confused on how to proceed.

Thank you in advance. - Brian

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* Do I Begin Meds? BrianM 06/21/07 09:56 PM
. * Re: Do I Begin Meds? allura74   11/22/07 01:30 PM
. * Re: Do I Begin Meds? sumbody   07/22/07 01:33 AM
. * Re: Do I Begin Meds? Survivor   06/21/07 11:35 PM
. * Re: Do I Begin Meds? BrianM   06/22/07 12:16 PM
. * Re: Do I Begin Meds? Survivor   06/27/07 08:48 PM
. * Re: Do I Begin Meds? PSWrandy   07/06/07 05:15 PM

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